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OPITO Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET) with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS)

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The OPITO approved Further Offshore Emergency Training program with Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS) course must be undertaken by individuals who have a valid BOSIET (with CA-EBS), BOSIET (with EBS), TBOSIET, FOET (with CA-EBS), FOET (with EBS) or TFOET certificate. The FOET (with CA-EBS) certificate re-validates a delegate’s offshore emergency training for a further 4 years.

This program is designed to meet the further offshore safety and emergency response training requirements for personnel working in the offshore oil and gas industry who will be supplied with a compressed air emergency breathing system (CA-EBS) during offshore helicopter travel.


The aim of the FOET (with CA-EBS) is to provide the delegates with the opportunity to practice and demonstrate emergency response skills which are not possible to practice during drills, exercises and emergency training offshore.

  • Duration: Approx. 8 hours (1 day)
  • Validity: 4 years
  • Medical Requirement: Offshore medical certificate or medical certificate from the company
  • Pre-requisites: Valid BOSIET (with CA-EBS), BOSIET (with EBS), TBOSIET, FOET (with CA-EBS), FOET (with EBS) or TFOET certificate

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FOET with CA-EBS Training




Course Introduction

  • Aim, learning outcomes, timetable, assessment methods and training staff roles

Helicopter Safety and Escape

  • Use of Compressed Air Breathing System (CA-EBS)
  • Helicopter safety and escape techniques
  • Additional CA-EBS Training (In-Water)

Firefighting and Self-Rescue

  • Firefighting and self-rescue techniques

Emergency First Aid

  • Emergency first aid techniques

Disclaimer: For general information purpose only - please check with OPITO for the latest and accurate information on training standards

Last Updated: March 15, 2021